Descendants of Southy Nelson Jr.



also BRICKHOUSE, CARPENTER, UNDERHILL, HUNT, GODWIN, NOTTINGHAM

Thu, 14 Mar 1996 15:24:53 -0800

From: Will Brown, Olde Ghote

Numbers in <> refer to notes at end of document.





First Generation

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1. Southy (176) NELSON Jr. Born 29 Jun 1781 <208>. Died 13 Dec 1812  <208>.  

He married Sally Joynes <207> BRICKHOUSE <176>, daughter of George 

BRICKHOUSE & Mary BELOTE, 17 Nov 1803 <176>. Born 31 Aug 1783 <208>. 

Died 22 Mar 1859 <208>. Buried in Liberty Hall, Northampton Co. Virginia <210>. 



Sally received slaves Ben, Rachel and child Nillty from her grandfather,

 John Brickhouse. <238>



Research: Date of marriage bond is 14 November 1803 <207> Suit for sale and 

division of land of Southy Nelson, dec. dated 17 March 1832, mentions a 

widow Sally Nelson still living.



They had the following children:



 2 i. Elizabeth W. NELSON

 3 ii. Polly (Mary) S. NELSON

 4 iii. Margaret B. NELSON

 5 iv. Maria(h) Joynes NELSON



Second Generation

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2. Elizabeth W.<208> NELSON. Born 15 May 1805 <208>. 



Was the ward of Sally and Southy Nelson as Elizabeth W. Wilson. <207>

 Was also known as Elizabeth W. Nelson.206



She married Samuel G. CARPENTER206, son of John CARPENTER Sr. & Lucy (Galt) 

GAULT, 9 Jan 1826 <207>. They had the following children:



 6 i. Lucy Ann S. CARPENTER

 7 ii. Lauretta V. CARPENTER

 8 iii. George S. CARPENTER

 9 iv. John Azel CARPENTER



3. Polly (Mary) <176> S. <207> NELSON. Born 9 Jun 1807 <208>. 



Mary S. Underhill age 73, aunt of Michael E. Underhill living in his 

household Northampton Co., Va 1880 census. <235>



She married Edmund W. UNDERHILL<207>, son of James UNDERHILL & Nancy,

 12 Aug 1833 <207>. Born Circa 1812 <240> in Accomac County, Virginia <235>.

 Died 30 Jun 1859 <240>. 



Edmund appears in the 1840 census of Accomac with males 20/30.

 15/20 and 0/5 and females: two 20/30 and four 0/5. In 1850 Edmund 

was of Norfolk, Virginia, with wife and children Mary and George.

 In his father's will, Edmund's middle name is either Watson or Waters. <235>



Edmund W. and Mary S. Nelson Underhill had the following children:



 10 i. Alwinda Ann Sarah UNDERHILL

 11 ii. Maria A. UNDERHILL

 12 iii. Sally Ann UNDERHILL

 13 iv. Mary E. S. UNDERHILL

 14 v. George Washington UNDERHILL

 15 vi. Margaret Nelson UNDERHILL



4. Margaret <176> B. <207> NELSON. Born 18 Nov 1809 <208>. Died 18 Jan 

1866 <208>. She married Thomas O. HUNT <207>, son of Obediah HUNT &

 Nancy GOFFIGON, 26 Dec 1832 <207>. They had the following children:



 16 i. Teakle HUNT

 17 ii. Cornelius HUNT



5. Maria(h) <207> Joynes <239> NELSON. Born 25 Oct 1812 <208>. Died 31

 Mar 1891 <208>. Buried in Liberty Hall, Northampton Co. Virginia <210>. 



Research: Tombstone inscription; Daughter of Southy and Sally Nelson 27

 Oct 1812 to 31 March 1891



She first married Michael P. UNDERHILL <207>, son of James UNDERHILL & 

Nancy, 1 Dec 1834 <207>. He died Before 1846. They had the following

 children: 

 18 i. Fluvanna UNDERHILL

 19 ii. Sally UNDERHILL

 20 iii. Michael E. UNDERHILL



She second married Devorax GODWIN <208>, 1846 <243>. Died Before 1850 <227>.

 They had the following children:



 21 i. Emily GODWIN

 22 ii. Olivia GODWIN



Third Generation

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6. Lucy Ann <239> S. <243> CARPENTER. Born 7 Mar 1828 <243>. Died Before

 1859 <243> in Press Farm, Northampton Co., Va. <243>. 



She married William "Bill T." Thomas NOTTINGHAM, son of Jacob NOTTINGHAM Sr.

 & Sarah "Sally" JARVIS, 31 Aug 1852 <181>. Born 23 Jun 1820 <243>. 

Died 22 Feb 1859 <243>. They had the following children:



 23 i. Alonzo Galt NOTTINGHAM

 24 ii. William C. NOTTINGHAM



7. Lauretta <239> V.<243> CARPENTER. Born 21 Jan 1830 <243>. Died 7 Jul 1881 

<243>. Buried in Walnut Grove, Nothampton Co., Va. <243>. 



She married William "Bill T." Thomas NOTTINGHAM, son of Jacob NOTTINGHAM Sr.

 & Sarah "Sally" JARVIS, 25 Jan 1859 <243>. Born 23 Jun 1820 <243>. 

Died 22 Feb 1859 <243>. They had the following children:



 25 i. Lucy Wilminia NOTTINGHAM



8. George <239> S. <243> CARPENTER. 



9. John Azel <239> CARPENTER. 



10. Alwinda Ann Sarah <240> UNDERHILL. Died 10 Sep 1842 <240>.  

11. Maria A. <240> UNDERHILL. Died 15 Apr 1850 <240>. 



12. Sally Ann <240> UNDERHILL. Born 1 Jan 1835 <240>. Died 16 Oct 1836 

<240>.  

13. Mary E. S. <240> UNDERHILL. Born 11 Apr 1836 <240> in Virginia <235>. 

Died 30 Aug 1856 <240>. 



Departed this life August 30th 1856-20 years 4 mo & 19 d <240> 

14. George Washington <240> UNDERHILL. Born 4 May 1838 <240> in Virginia 

<235>. Died 15 Sep 1856 <240>. 



15. Margaret Nelson <240> UNDERHILL. Born 21 Apr 1847 <240>. Died 4 Jun 1848

 <240>.  

16. Teakle <239> HUNT. 



Died in the Confederacy near Manassas - grave unknown. <239>



17. Cornelius <239> HUNT. 



Known as "Neely". "He went through the Civil War on the cruiser Shenadoah - 

escaped to Australia, afterwards appointed Lieutenant Col in the standing

army of Egypt. Was killed by accident and is buried in Egypt. Dr. George 

LeCato said that after he donned a uniform he was the hamsomest man." <239>

 

18. Fluvanna <235> UNDERHILL. Born Circa 1837  <235> in Northampton County, 

Virginia <235>. 



19. Sally <235> UNDERHILL. Born Circa 1838  <235> in Northampton County, 

Virginia <235>. 



20. Michael E. <235> UNDERHILL. Born Circa 1840 <235> in Northampton County, Virginia <235>. Occupation farmer <235>. 



He first married Margaret <235>. Born Circa 1847 <235> in Virginia <235>.

 Died 1880/1884 <235>. They had the following children:



 26 i. Joshua UNDERHILL

 27 ii. Edmund A. UNDERHILL

 28 iii. John Benjamin UNDERHILL

 29 iv. Alonzo Gault UNDERHILL

 30 v. Harvey Earl UNDERHILL



He second married Margaret S. <235>. Born 18522 35. 



They had two other children that died before the 1900 census <235> 

They had the following children:



 31 i. Grace UNDERHILL



21. Emily <235> GODWIN. Born Circa 1847 <235>. 



22. Olivia <235> GODWIN. Born Circa 1848 <235>. 



Reference Note 176

From information Nelson H. Brown secured at the Northampton County 

Courthouse, Eastville, Virginia in September 1995



Reference Note 181

Mihalyka, Marriages Northampton, County, Virginia 1660/1-1854, Revised 

Edition, Heritage Books



Reference Note 206

Suit for sale and division of land of Southy Nelson, dec. dated 17 

March 1832



Reference Note 207

Northampton County Marriage Licences and Bonds, 1706 - 1854 



Reference Note 208

From the Edward W. Underhill Bible owned by Jane Underhill Tankard of 

Machipongo, Virginia. Taken from an earlier bible and inserted into the 

Underhill bible. Recorded by Jean M. Mihalyka



Reference Note 210

Gravestone Inscriptions of Northampton County Virginia, Virginia State 

Library, Publisher, by Jean M. Mihalyka, Alice Deal, Editor 



Reference Note 227

1850 US census for Virginia.



Reference Note 235

Underhill Genealogy Vol. VI, compiled by Edwin Deats for the Underhill

 Society of America, Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, 1980, p1312 . 



Reference Note 238

Copy of will of John Brickhouse Senior dated 9 Sep1807, Northampton County, 

Virginia; proved 11 May 1808.



Reference Note 239

Date found in the John H. Floyd Bible, Liberty Hall, Marionville, Va.;

 copy of information found in DAR bible records at Accomac Library.



Reference Note 240

Underhill Family Bible DAR bible records copy found at the at the Accomac

 Library.



Reference Note 243

Information supplied by William Byrd Wilkins.



Copyrightę 1996 by Will Brown

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